Category: Beer and Food

How to Serve Beer

Beer Serving Basics The most important thing to remember about serving beer is that it should be the freshest beer you can get. This is

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The Dive Bar

There are many names for business establishments that dispense beverage alcohol to the public for a profit: bar, tavern, bistro, restaurant, gin mill, suds bucket,

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The Truth Behind Taco Tuesday

What is a Taco? Wikipedia says: “A taco (US: /ˈtɑːkoʊ/, UK: /ˈtækoʊ/, Spanish: [ˈtako]) is a traditional Mexican dish consisting of a small hand-sized corn

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First, let me introduce myself. I am Peter LaFrance, author of Beer Basics and Cooking & Eating With Beer, (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. – 1995). I have also been published in American Brewer, All About Beer, and Ale Street News.

I have been writing about the brewing industry since 1984. Credits include contributing editor for Restaurant Management and Top Shelf magazines. I have also written for Beverage Media, New Brewer, Beverage Dynamics, and All About Beer magazine.

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